Cultural Barriers Add to Immigrants’ Dementia Struggle

Joyce Chan suspected something was wrong with her husband when he started losing his way to their local Tim Hortons five years ago. “Instead of walking south, he’d walk north and get lost. I would…

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#CdnImm Journalists Find ‘PR Machine’ Hard to Grasp

It can be difficult for reporters to get information or comment from an organization for their reporting in general, but for immigrant journalists, language barriers and a lack of familiarity with public relations (PR) create…

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Family Not the Best Interpreter of Maladies

Language barriers can have a negative impact not only on initial access to health services, but also on the quality of health care and treatment outcomes. In Canada, three main groups of patients can face…

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